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Spoofing boarding pass QR codes with simple app

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Aug 8, 2016.

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    Przemek Jaroszewski, the head of Poland’s CERT, says anyone can bypass the security of the automated entrances of airlines’ airport lounges by using a specially crafted mobile app that spoofs boarding pass QR codes. He created one for himself, and successfully tried it out on a number of European airports. Usually, to enter these lounges, travellers need to let the scanner at the entrance scan the QR code on their boarding pass, and the doors … More →

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